Journal-isms

The leading news column on diversity issues in the news media.
Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

Richard’s column also appears on TheRoot.com.
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Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

For 13 years, Richard Prince has authored the three-times-a-week online column “Journal-isms”‘ to show how journalism shapes, or is shaped by, diversity.
Latest entries
Lack of Diversity Faulted in Story Disaster

Lack of Diversity Faulted in Story Disaster

SB Nation's profile tarnished black women; Coates: Killing Roof doesn't end what spawned him; a multicultural counterpoint to awards shows; David Oyelowo to play Journalist Gary Younge; Native leaders strike back on Washington Post poll; Native writer calls out Trump on ‘Pocahontas’ jab; no questions about poverty in Democratic debates; Maria Elena Salinas slams young...
Who Will Cover This Racialized Campaign?

Who Will Cover This Racialized Campaign?

Needed: 'Top to bottom' boost in nonwhites; 'disheartened' Linda Williams retires in Raleigh; Cosby deposition discusses deal with tabloid; ruling could mean more minority ownership; in poll, low trust in press varies slightly by race; Univision anchor Maria Elena Salinas booed, heckled; prospect of Trump alarms press advocates; returning Ifill to interview Obama, host...
The Booking Mug Isn't Confused With the 'Glam Shot'

The Booking Mug Isn’t Confused With the ‘Glam Shot’

When is using the arrest photo the right call?; Native journalists had ‘tiny’ role in ‘Redskins’ poll; Conde Nast names its second black editor; Sam Davis rises to M.E. at Baltimore Sun; ‘glaring . . . pay disparity’ at Washington Post; one woman’s diversity is another’s . . .; shareholders call Discovery ‘outlier’ on...
Danielle Belton Named M.E. of The Root

Danielle Belton Named M.E. of The Root

'The Black Snob' succeeds Lyne Pitts; Native journalists blast poll on ‘Redskins’ name; reporters’ win in Ferguson came at a cost; activist calls story on jail death irresponsible; Clinton scores on press freedom, but don’t applaud; Latinos back Hillary; top issues are jobs, economy; formerly homeless teen is sportscaster for a day; reporter arrested, fired...